The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK
Rank 290 357 334
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -23
Permanent jobs citing BGP 865 890 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.87% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.37% 5.08% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 711 738 849
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13570 17522 19474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.14% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 14559 15746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,450 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 842 £50,000 - 67
London +106 404 £55,000 +10.00% 32
South East +31 233 £50,000 - 21
Hampshire +52 73 £52,250 +27.43% 3
North West +30 55 £41,000 +1.54% 6
East of England -12 51 £51,250 -6.81% 4
Surrey +36 47 £47,500 +25.00% 5
City of London +6 47 £57,500 +9.52% 10
Yorkshire -10 42 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Midlands +13 40 £49,000 -2.00% 2
Oxfordshire +38 37 £50,000 - 5
Manchester -4 36 £40,000 -0.92% 4
Berkshire -53 34 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Basingstoke +15 27 £52,250 +49.28% 3
West Yorkshire -6 26 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Leeds -6 22 £35,000 -27.08% 1
Oxford +29 20 £50,000 -41.17% 2
Bedfordshire -3 20 £55,000 -
South West -14 16 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Reading -17 16 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex - 15 £40,000 - 4
Brighton - 15 £40,000 - 3
Essex +30 12 £33,000 -22.35%
Birmingham +16 12 £50,000 - 1
Croydon - 12 £54,250 - 1
Lancashire - 12 £41,000 - 1
Rochdale - 12 £40,000 - 2
Wales +15 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Gloucestershire +4 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Cheltenham +15 10 £60,000 +33.33%

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP.

1 1403 (81.52%) OSPF
2 1378 (80.07%) Cisco
3 1167 (67.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1033 (60.02%) MPLS
5 1006 (58.45%) Firewall
6 958 (55.67%) CCNP
7 781 (45.38%) Juniper
8 755 (43.87%) WAN
9 658 (38.23%) LAN
10 629 (36.55%) VPN
11 523 (30.39%) Data Centre
12 454 (26.38%) EIGRP
13 437 (25.39%) Network Security
14 435 (25.28%) DNS
15 432 (25.10%) Cisco ASA
16 406 (23.59%) CCNA
17 390 (22.66%) F5
18 386 (22.43%) Wireless
19 372 (21.62%) TCP/IP
20 339 (19.70%) Telecoms
21 337 (19.58%) Palo Alto
22 336 (19.52%) CheckPoint
23 327 (19.00%) Network Design
24 308 (17.90%) Cisco Nexus
25 305 (17.72%) Linux
26 296 (17.20%) CCIE
27 267 (15.51%) VLAN
28 253 (14.70%) Finance
29 245 (14.24%) IPsec
30 238 (13.83%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (1.51%) Skype for Business
2 20 (1.16%) Apache
2 20 (1.16%) IIS
3 16 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 14 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.29%) nginx
8 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.12%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.058%) CMS
10 1 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.058%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.058%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 52 (3.02%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.32%) MS Office
4 16 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (0.29%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.99%) IaaS
4 12 (0.70%) PaaS
5 11 (0.64%) Office 365
5 11 (0.64%) SaaS
6 5 (0.29%) Slack
6 5 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.12%) Akamai
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.058%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.058%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1403 (81.52%) OSPF
2 1033 (60.02%) MPLS
3 1006 (58.45%) Firewall
4 755 (43.87%) WAN
5 658 (38.23%) LAN
6 629 (36.55%) VPN
7 454 (26.38%) EIGRP
8 437 (25.39%) Network Security
9 435 (25.28%) DNS
10 432 (25.10%) Cisco ASA
11 386 (22.43%) Wireless
12 372 (21.62%) TCP/IP
13 308 (17.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 267 (15.51%) VLAN
15 245 (14.24%) IPsec
16 238 (13.83%) Cisco IOS
17 219 (12.73%) VoIP
18 210 (12.20%) Internet
19 208 (12.09%) DHCP
20 205 (11.91%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.28%) MySQL
2 11 (0.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.23%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.12%) Big Data
5 2 (0.12%) GIS
5 2 (0.12%) Informix
5 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.058%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.058%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.058%) Redis
6 1 (0.058%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.058%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 18 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (0.58%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) Firebug
6 1 (0.058%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.058%) Fiddler
General
1 339 (19.70%) Telecoms
2 253 (14.70%) Finance
3 74 (4.30%) Banking
4 47 (2.73%) Financial Institution
5 32 (1.86%) Marketing
6 30 (1.74%) Retail
7 24 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 14 (0.81%) Games
8 14 (0.81%) Online Betting
9 10 (0.58%) Back Office
10 8 (0.46%) French Language
10 8 (0.46%) Italian Language
10 8 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.41%) Legal
12 6 (0.35%) Advertising
13 5 (0.29%) Front Office
14 4 (0.23%) Billing
15 3 (0.17%) Law
16 2 (0.12%) Electronics
16 2 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1043 (60.60%) Network Engineer
2 279 (16.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 257 (14.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 234 (13.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 164 (9.53%) Juniper Engineer
6 141 (8.19%) Consultant
7 111 (6.45%) Network Consultant
7 111 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 110 (6.39%) Security Engineer
9 96 (5.58%) Network Security Engineer
10 90 (5.23%) Architect
11 88 (5.11%) Network Support
12 80 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 79 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 77 (4.47%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 65 (3.78%) Network Architect
16 58 (3.37%) Analyst
17 57 (3.31%) NOC Engineer
18 55 (3.20%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
19 51 (2.96%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (3.95%) 802.1X
2 15 (0.87%) Web Services
3 12 (0.70%) SAX
4 9 (0.52%) HTML
5 6 (0.35%) CSS
5 6 (0.35%) LAMP
6 5 (0.29%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.17%) FreeSWITCH
9 2 (0.12%) .NET
9 2 (0.12%) Ajax
9 2 (0.12%) CSS3
9 2 (0.12%) HTML5
9 2 (0.12%) JSP
9 2 (0.12%) Middleware
9 2 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.12%) RFC 2544
9 2 (0.12%) SAML
9 2 (0.12%) XML
9 2 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 523 (30.39%) Data Centre
2 136 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 57 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 50 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 33 (1.92%) Clustering
7 31 (1.80%) Driving Licence
8 27 (1.57%) BYOD
9 26 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 17 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
12 14 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 13 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.64%) PKI
15 10 (0.58%) Replication
16 9 (0.52%) Eurex
16 9 (0.52%) Wiki
17 6 (0.35%) Fat Client
17 6 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
17 6 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 305 (17.72%) Linux
2 160 (9.30%) Windows
3 132 (7.67%) Unix
4 67 (3.89%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.93%) Solaris
7 16 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.76%) CentOS
10 10 (0.58%) Debian
11 7 (0.41%) VyOS
11 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.12%) CatOS
16 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (19.00%) Network Design
2 207 (12.03%) ITIL
3 176 (10.23%) Load Balancing
4 151 (8.77%) Presales
5 146 (8.48%) Network Management
6 139 (8.08%) High Availability
7 124 (7.21%) Network Monitoring
8 113 (6.57%) Change Management
9 99 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 88 (5.11%) Network Architecture
11 75 (4.36%) Mentoring
12 74 (4.30%) Change Control
13 71 (4.13%) Business Continuity
14 64 (3.72%) Migration
15 55 (3.20%) Project Management
16 52 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
17 49 (2.85%) Low Latency
18 46 (2.67%) Service Management
19 45 (2.61%) Kalman Filter
20 41 (2.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 89 (5.17%) Python
2 65 (3.78%) Perl
3 53 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 23 (1.34%) SQL
5 20 (1.16%) Java
6 14 (0.81%) C
6 14 (0.81%) C++
6 14 (0.81%) Ruby
7 11 (0.64%) PHP
8 7 (0.41%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.41%) Tcl
9 6 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.23%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.12%) Lisp
12 1 (0.058%) Jython
12 1 (0.058%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1167 (67.81%) Cisco Certification
2 958 (55.67%) CCNP
3 406 (23.59%) CCNA
4 296 (17.20%) CCIE
5 168 (9.76%) Degree
6 148 (8.60%) JNCIP
7 109 (6.33%) Security Cleared
8 96 (5.58%) JNCIA
9 86 (5.00%) CCDP
10 83 (4.82%) JNCIS
11 79 (4.59%) SC Cleared
12 53 (3.08%) CCSE
13 42 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
14 40 (2.32%) CCSP
15 39 (2.27%) CCSA
16 35 (2.03%) CCIP
17 26 (1.51%) DV Cleared
18 23 (1.34%) MCSE
18 23 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (1.16%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (7.09%) SLA
2 53 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.52%) ISO27002
6 7 (0.41%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.17%) QA
9 1 (0.058%) COBIT
9 1 (0.058%) ISO22301
System Software
1 155 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 48 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.16%) Firmware
5 19 (1.10%) ProxySG
6 15 (0.87%) NFS
7 11 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.52%) KVM
9 8 (0.46%) iptables
10 7 (0.41%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.41%) vSphere
11 6 (0.35%) Xen
12 5 (0.29%) Docker
12 5 (0.29%) QEMU
13 3 (0.17%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
13 3 (0.17%) pfSense
13 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 72 (4.18%) Nagios
2 70 (4.07%) FortiGate
3 42 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 38 (2.21%) Puppet
5 37 (2.15%) Cacti
6 30 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
7 29 (1.69%) Ansible
8 27 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
9 16 (0.93%) HAProxy
10 15 (0.87%) Cisco CME
10 15 (0.87%) OpenNMS
11 11 (0.64%) SCCM
11 11 (0.64%) SCOM
12 10 (0.58%) Endace
13 9 (0.52%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.46%) RANCID
15 7 (0.41%) HP NNM
15 7 (0.41%) vMotion
16 6 (0.35%) OpenView
16 6 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1378 (80.07%) Cisco
2 781 (45.38%) Juniper
3 390 (22.66%) F5
4 337 (19.58%) Palo Alto
5 336 (19.52%) CheckPoint
6 201 (11.68%) VMware
7 148 (8.60%) SolarWinds
8 129 (7.50%) Microsoft
9 112 (6.51%) Riverbed
10 105 (6.10%) Fortinet
11 96 (5.58%) HP
12 77 (4.47%) Brocade
13 76 (4.42%) Avaya
14 72 (4.18%) Extreme Networks
15 68 (3.95%) Arista
16 56 (3.25%) Citrix
17 49 (2.85%) Blue Coat
17 49 (2.85%) Huawei
18 42 (2.44%) Meraki
19 41 (2.38%) Aruba
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The North Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £39,324 to £48,327 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago